Red Rock, Las Vegas

What You Get

Our ‘invitation-only’ approach allows us to provide exceptional service for our audience.


Conference Pass

Full access to the event, from educational sessions to networking events.


Flight Voucher

Traveling more than 100 miles? We'll help with a $200 flight reimbursement.


Overnight Hotel

We cover the first night and offer a discounted rate. Spouses welcomed.


5 Star Catering

Let us treat you to breakfast, lunch, networking receptions and dinner.

Who You'll Meet

A unique engagement opportunity with Fortune 500 companies and emerging mid-size enterprises.


Influential Peers

Benchmark and network with the movers and shakers of supply chain.


Thought Leaders

Learn from the best in the field and walk away with actionable insights.


Leading Solutions

Meet only the solution providers most relevant for your projects and initiatives.



Unparalleled networking opportunities with high profile industry leaders.

What You'll Do

Your registration creates a truly customized agenda based on your specific areas of responsibility, challenges and interests.


Learning Time

Spend most of your time participating in educational sessions and networking activities.


Educational Sessions

Keynotes, plenary sessions, industry panel discussions, case studies and more.


Networking Activities

The perfect place to connect with peers who can truly make a difference to your business.


Research Meetings

Face-to-face 25-minute meetings to discover leading solutions guided by knowledgable executives.

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Key Themes


Get insights from 30+ executives who are in the field addressing industry challenges.

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Donald Crumpler

Vice President, Supply Chain & Integration

BMC Stock Holdings

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Brian Diephuis


thyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services

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Ramon Gonzalez

Vice President, Corporate Quality and Supply Chain Management

Daikin Applied Americas

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Jonathan Biggert

Vice President of Supply Chain

European Wax Center

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David Barnard

Vice President Supply Chain and Logistics

Colliers International

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Gregory Toornman

Global VP of Materials Management and Logistics

AGCO Corporation

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Steven Hainey

Director of Supply Chain, Applied Materials

Newell Brands

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Zahid Rashid

Global Director of Distribution

Jelly Belly Candy Company

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John Mory

Director of Logistics and Team Development

Farm Fresh To You

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John Sitilides

Geopolitical Strategist

Trilogy Advisors LLC

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Rob Allan

Program Director


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Stephen Engel

SVP, Practice Lead


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Brad Stitt

Vice President, Business Consulting - Supply Chain Practice

Hitachi Consulting

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Alex Zhong

Program Director, Supply Chain Insights Offering ManagementSr. Portfolio Marketing Manager


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Grant Wolf

Vice President, Strategy and Business Development


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Kevin Reader

Director Business Development & Marketing


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Tyler Buskard

Sales Director

BluJay Solutions

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Sean Bliss

Vice President of Sales for Indirect Spend


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Daniel Barfield

Executive Vice President


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Mark Schenecker

VP, Strategic Customers, Center of Excellence

SAP Ariba

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Douglas Ubel

Vice President of Purchasing

Milbank Manufacturing Company

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Tolga Tuksal

Previous Director of Corporate Purchasing, Supply Chain and Planning


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Eric Strom

Vice President of Procurement

Mattress Firm

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Gustavo Sassi

Head of Procurement

GlobeNet Inc

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Greg Horton

Product Marketing Director


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Joe Beydoun

Director Supply Chain and Business Intelligence

Lipari Foods

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Brian deLyon

Director of Operational Excellence


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Mariano Legaz

Chief Procurement Officer


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Digvijay Singh

Strategic Sourcing Manager

Viacom Inc.

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Jonathan Tam

Vice President of Operations


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Mark Dickinson

Head of IT Software Systems

SSI Schaefer

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Sudy Bharadwaj

Senior Director, Ariba for Direct (A4D)

SAP Ariba

AGENDA (Fall 2018 example)

Make every session valuable by selecting up to 3 key themes to mix and match the most relevant topics to you. Check out last year's sessions!

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Supply Chain Leadership Strategies
Transportation, Logistics & Distribution Optimization
Demand Planning and Consumer Volatility
Disruptive Technologies and the Supply Chain
Procurement Strategies & Sustainability
Strategic Sourcing & Supplier Partnerships

Welcome Cocktail Reception & Registration


Breakfast Buffet

Monday, March 11Keynote presentation

close The Journey to Smart Supply Chain: Transform Manufacturing to Reach Entirely New Levels of Operational Excellence

Supply Chain Strategies & LeadershipHitachi Consulting - Senior Vice President, Practice Lead
Hitachi Consulting - Vice President, Business Consulting - Supply Chain Practice

The rise of the Internet of Things has seen a tidal wave of data unleashed into the supply chain. Connected devices are now everywhere—from wearables on the warehouse floor to temperature monitors in shipping containers. Supply chain managers need to understand how they can best exploit this data—the technologies that collect and store it, the evolving skill set required of supply chain professionals, and how to align the organization to ensure insights garnered translate into action.

Join Hitachi at SCOPE Supply Chain Conference to gain knowledge of the value emerging innovation and connected IoT technologies can bring to your business with real-time insights and reporting. Assess your business and supply chain challenges—identify where you are now—and the best starting point for moving to a smart, connected supply chain. Learn what you can do to remain competitive in a rapidly evolving marketplace..

Key Take-Aways

  • Gain knowledge: Hitachi offers real-world experience gained from over 100 years in operational technology (OT), over 50 years in IT and demonstrated IoT leadership. We’ve developed our know-how from owning, operating, servicing or supplying companies in the same industries as our clients
  • Take Action: reduce costs, increase agility and reduce bottlenecks, improve utilization of factory assets and resources, increase production speed and quality, and meet compliance and sustainability goal
  • Increase competitive advantage through faster innovation, more flexible and customized product mix, and faster supply chain reconfiguration
  • Move forward without fear: Learn how to transform your supply chain one smart step at a time. Hitachi is focused on business outcomes—not on a particular solution platform. Hitachi start engagements by identifying the business problem, and then work with clients to co-create and implement a solution that achieves the desired results


Stephen Engel
Senior Vice President, Practice LeadHitachi Consulting
Brad Stitt
Vice President, Business Consulting - Supply Chain PracticeHitachi Consulting

Targeted Research Meetings

Monday, March 11Breakout Presentation

close The Hidden Revenue in Your Indirect Spend

Corcentric - Vice President of Sales for Indirect Spend

Did you know that every dollar in indirect spend that is brought under management represents savings of 10-20 percent? It’s money you can keep from escaping when you strategically manage all of your purchases. Our presentation, “The Hidden Opportunity in Your Indirect Spend,” will provide a comprehensive look at the inefficiencies that exist in many procurement processes and how you can get maverick spend under control. The key is to leverage group buying power and industry expertise so that you have visibility to every dollar you spend and ensure it is working for you. Learn how an indirect spend solution that combines cutting-edge technology with personal industry expertise enables your business to control spend.

Key Take-Aways

  • Spend analysis and buying behavior optimization
  • Industry and price bench-marking
  • Best practice supplier management and consolidation
  • Contract negotiation and management


Sean Bliss
Vice President of Sales for Indirect SpendCorcentric



Targeted Research Meetings

Monday Breakout Presentation

close Leverage IOT Sensor Technology to Proactively Manage your Supply Chain

Disruptive Technologies and the Supply ChainSensiTech - Vice President, Strategy and Business Development

Learn how IOT technology is improving real-time supply chain visibility for increased supply chain performance and efficiency. Implementing proactive solutions to track, manage, and induce action – in real-time – mitigates the risks associated by supply chain disruptions during transit.

Key Take-Aways

  • Review  IOT sensor technology being used for supply chain management today, and have a look at where the technology is going in the future
  • Understand how real-time sensor alerts can help address supply chain disruptions before they negatively impact customer service
  • Discover post-shipment compliance reporting, and how to use data to improve supply chain operations and carrier performance
  • Examine ways that IOT technology can be integrated into existing supply chain systems and processes


Grant Wolf
Vice President, Strategy and Business DevelopmentSensiTech
Monday, August 20Breakout Presentation

close Driving Distribution Efficiency and Sustainability Through Performance Based Compensation

Transportation, Logistics & Distribution OptimizationBMC Stock Holdings - Vice President, Supply Chain & Integration

Driver shortages are forcing companies to reevaluate driver recruitment, retention, and compensation programs. Performance based compensation programs should be considered to attract and retain quality drivers while driving the efficiency needed to provide excellent customer service and overall company profitability. In this session, we will explore one company’s journey in transforming their traditional hourly compensation plan into a performance based program.

Key Take-Aways 

  • To attract and retain drivers you must have an attractive, flexible compensation plan
  • There are significant safety, efficiency, and CAPEX opportunities in moving from hourly based compensation to performance based compensation
  • The right technology and transparency is key to a successful performance based pay program
  • Performance based compensation should be a tremendous win for the company and the employee


Donald Crumpler
Vice President, Supply Chain & IntegrationBMC Stock Holdings
MondayBreakout Presentation

close Supply Chain Risk Management

Supply Chain Leadership StrategiesDaikin Applied Americas - Vice President, Corporate Quality and Supply Chain Management

SCRM should be part of every company’s overall risk management plan. Just like suppliers can help make a company what it is, they can also bring it to its knees. Or worse, shut it down. Do you know what your risks are? If so, what are you doing about it?

Key Take-Aways 

  • Know where risks come from
  • See examples of their terrible effects
  • Learn how you can measure and mitigate risks


Ramon Gonzalez
Vice President, Corporate Quality and Supply Chain ManagementDaikin Applied Americas
MondayBreakout Presentation

close How the Intelligent Business Network Enables the Autonomous Supply Chain

Supply Chain Leadership StrategiesOpenText - Product Marketing Director

We believe supply chain—done right—can be the strategic weapon for your CEO and your entire business. The foundation for the supply chain of the future is being laid today with the introduction of key technologies that will allow for greater integration, collaboration and automation. Supply chain is no longer a ‘cost of doing business’ focused on efficiency alone.  There is a proven, direct correlation between B2B maturity and supply chains that deliver top line business results and performance.

Key Takeaways:

In this session you will:

  • Learn key characteristics of the supply chain of the future
  • See how digital business ecosystems, internet of things, blockchain and artificial intelligence will change the supply chain
  • Understand how combining these technologies can facilitate an autonomous supply chain


Greg Horton
Product Marketing DirectorOpenText
MondayBreakout Presentation

close Global Trends: What Does the Future of Procurement Look Like?

Procurement Strategies & SustainabilityGlobeNet Inc - Head of Procurement

During this presentation the speaker will discuss what is to come in Procurement and how to best prepare to come out on top. He will tackle some of these pressing questions:

  • What are some of the major procurement disruptors that are changing the game?
  • How has technology changed procurement processes?
  • How is supplier relationship management changing?
  • How are sourcing trends evolving in a “Made in America” environment?


Gustavo Sassi
Head of ProcurementGlobeNet Inc
MondayBreakout Presentation

close Start Preparing for Tech Integrated Business Planning 2.0 Today

Disruptive Technologies and the Supply ChainNewell Brands - Director of Supply Chain, Applied Materials

What will the integrated business planning (IBP) processes of the next decade encompass and why must companies start preparing for them today? The pace of technology change is happening faster than ever seen prior while being indiscriminate on the industries it is disrupting. With today’s market dynamics and changing corporate structures, getting internal and external planning alignment across key customers, functional areas, geographical regions, and suppliers are more complex than ever seen. With this trend occurring, advanced analytics including Artificial Intelligence (AI) is supplying a substantial competitive advantage for those who embrace it. Is your company preparing for this movement or may it become one of the many organizations who will be displaced?

Key Take-Aways

  • Cover the rapid technology changes occurring and where the IBP processes of the next decade is going
  • Review the different IBP maturity stages for People, Process, and Technology
  • Interactive smartphone survey bench-marking attendees IBP maturity levels and other related topics
  • Discuss methods to progress your IBP maturity to prepare for advanced analytics


Steven Hainey
Director of Supply Chain, Applied MaterialsNewell Brands

Industry Dinner


Breakfast Buffet

Tuesday, March 12Keynote Presentation

close How AI and Blockchain will Transform the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Leadership StrategiesIBM - Program Director

You need to act quickly with confidence to mitigate disruptions and deliver with speed, at scale. Learn how AI and blockchain can give you real-time insight into the lifecycle of every transaction. Drive unprecedented transparency and trust. And empower you to make better decisions faster to build a smarter supply chain.

Key Take-Aways

  • How to optimize efficiency across your trading partner networks
  • How to reduce disruption mitigate time from days, to minutes
  • How to get a single version of the truth for shipment status across multiple parties
  • How to get started quickly with AI and blockchain


Rob Allan
Program DirectorIBM

Targeted Research Meetings

TuesdayBreakout Presentation

close Effective Methods for Capturing VOC

Demand Planning and Consumer VolatilityEuropean Wax Center - Vice President of Supply Chain

The ability to understand your customer’s wants and needs is of the utmost importance in today’s ultra-competitive markets.  By managing your brand’s reputation you get unique insight to your customer and what drives her purchasing decisions. During this presentation we will explore techniques that are used by European Wax Center to capture the Voice of the Customer.

Key Take-Aways:

  • Best techniques in capturing customer insights
  • Closing the feedback loop
  • Taking action to improve the customer experience


Jonathan Biggert
Vice President of Supply ChainEuropean Wax Center
TuesdayBreakout Presentation

close The Digital Warehouse – From Real Time to Trends, Visual Analytics to Master Your Supply Chain

Transportation, Logistics & Distribution OptimizationLipari Foods - Director Supply Chain and Business Intelligence

This presentation will be focusing on different tools and technologies to deliver rich content at the right time to the right people who will help drive decisions in your Supply Chain. With the ever-increasing data collection technologies, there is a critical need to create easy to use visualizations to pinpoint inefficiencies. This presentation will also cover the different platforms to deliver content to users.

Key Take-Aways

  • Dashboards delivered to the right audience
  • Can Big Data exist in your Supply Chain? y No Guts!
  • We need real data to make decisions
  • TVs, iPads, Smartphones and wearables, oh, and laptops/desktops too. Visualizations can go anywhere anytime


Joe Beydoun
Director Supply Chain and Business IntelligenceLipari Foods
TuesdayBreakout Presentation

close Get Ready for the NextGen E-commerce Automation Revolution: How to Plan for Million+ SKUs and Units / Day Throughput—even with Labor Shortages

Disruptive Technologies and the Supply ChainSSI Schaefer - Head of IT Software Systems

Learn how consumer behavior and labor markets are spurring the NextGen Automation Revolution.  Consumers are changing shopping behaviors and retailers need to accommodate to compete. E-commerce is fueling the increase in consumer demand even as labor shortages are the new norm. Gaining additional throughput with automation requires expertise in planning, dense storage, and highly efficient automated material handling systems all managed by sophisticated WMS technologies. Andy Williams, an automation systems expert, will take you through the challenges and benefits when designing for NextGen automation distribution in today’s market challenges. Learn how to optimize a limited labor force or plan for a minimally staffed facility that will carry your operation into the future.

Key Take-Aways 

  • Understand requirements that are needed in order to implement an automated solution to meet NextGen e-commerce / omni-channel demands.
  • Learn how to plan a distribution center with high throughput and minimum labor requirements.
  • Knowing how to pair the right WMS solution with the right automation equipment.
  • Gain knowledge about what types of automation equipment work best with smaller footprints or existing real estate in order to get maximum throughput.


Mark Dickinson
Head of IT Software SystemsSSI Schaefer
TuesdayBreakout Presentation

close Transforming Leadership across Cultures and Generations

Supply Chain Leadership StrategiesFarm Fresh To You - Director of Logistics and Team Development

If your employees are falling short on goals, lacking teamwork, or there seems to be a disconnect between management and your labor force, bring measurable growth and build your business by building your team. Key focus on Millennials and Gen-Xers from a variety of cultures and backgrounds – taking them to the next level while helping other generations leverage their uniqueness.

Key Take-Aways

  • Leading with radical change, cultivates radical change and achieves radical results
  • You can build your business by building people
  • Successfully leading out with a multi-generational, multicultural team



John Mory
Director of Logistics and Team DevelopmentFarm Fresh To You
TuesdayBreakout Presentation

close Keeping Pace with Innovations in Procurement

Procurement Strategies & SustainabilitySAP Ariba - Senior Director, Ariba for Direct (A4D)

New developments in procurement techniques, business networks and foundational IT technology are having a profound impact on procurement.  At the same time, the essential human element of procurement is changing like never before as the expectations of the user community continues to increase.  In this session, we will look at the intersection of advances in technology and the expectations of people in the procurement processes.  We will explore the latest in machine learning, blockchain, artificial intelligence, predictive risk and how these innovations are driving transformations in a way that really matters to people.


Sudy Bharadwaj
Senior Director, Ariba for Direct (A4D)SAP Ariba
TuesdayBreakout Presentation

close Supply Chain Visibility… Seamlessly Track Product Throughout the Supply Chain from Production to Customer

Supply Chain Leadership StrategiesColliers International - Vice President Supply Chain and Logistics

Supply Chain Visibility (SCV) is the ability to see, in real time, the status of an order at any stage of its life cycle from creation through delivery. Companies which embrace SCV are pushing the boundaries of business intelligence, and reaping the rewards for being trail blazers.

Key Take-Aways

  • The level of importance CEOs and CSCOs place on SCV
  • What SCV looks like and how a company can leverage the capability to lower costs and improve throughput
  • The high-level process of making SCV a reality for your company
  • SCV benefits for all partners within the supply chain ecosystem


David Barnard
Vice President Supply Chain and LogisticsColliers International



Experienced supply chain leaders help us design a relevant, thought-provoking, and 100% peer-led educational program that stimulates discussion and  facilitates meaningful collaboration.

Steering Committee Members

Dave Harrington VP Supply Chain Ops.
Status Technologies
Kevin Mills Director of Supply Chain
Fairmont Santrol Incorporated
John Janson Director of Global Logistics
SanMar Corporation
William Bagley Vice President of Global Procurement
UnumProvident Corporation
Martin Fijman VP of Procurement
Sprint Corporation
Valerie Conard Senior Director of Procurement
Ardent Mills
Philip Carpenito Senior Director of Procurement
The Nature's Bounty Co.
David Fortes Director, Manufacturing Operations
Intel Corporation
David Zamudio Americas Sourcing Director
David Meeks VP Supply Chain Ops.
Summit Electric Supply Co.
Michael McMahon Group VP Supply Chain Operations
Beachbody LLC
Ramon Gonzalez Vice President of Supply Chain
Daikin Applied Americas
Lee Best Vice President Operations and LogisticsVice President Operations and Logistics
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co
Ahmet Karacaoglu Executive Director, Global Strategic Sourcing
Alexion Pharmaceuticals


Over the year’s we’ve hosted senior level executives from over 80% of the Fortune 100 as well as thousands of up and coming mid-market organizations. See last year's attendees!

Attendee Testimonials

"I always walk away from a SCOPE conference with a new appreciation for how well it’s run and impressed with the depth of the presentations. The presentations aren’t entirely strategic or for that matter solely operational. They’re typically a great mix of both…which means you can take concepts and strategies back to your workplace and use them immediately. I highly recommend the conference for Supply Chain & Logistics pros who are looking for contemporary solutions to solve their business issues."

"The best part SCOPE were the various presentations and topics covered. It was an effective use of my time and the right length. I was able to attend several presentations, including keynotes. I learned some things during the presentations and during my 1-1 meetings with vendors. I would definitely recommend this event to others in this field. "

"SCOPE provided quality presenters and presentations allowing me to take ideas back in supporting the transformation of our business networks."

"SCOPE provided different ways of looking how to successfully implement process improvement which is the biggest benefit to my job. Anyone at any level of the organization would walk away with something they can put to good use when attending SCOPE."

Attendee List


SCOPE is the supply chain industry’s fastest growing event, quickly establishing a reputation as the deal generating show. Discover last year's solution partners!

Exhibitor Testimonials

"The LTX team thoroughly enjoys attending the SCOPE semi-annually and finds it to be one of our greatest business development activities. Having face-to-face meetings with potential prospects greatly impacts our ability to explain our services accurately, as well as building rapport. The 25-minute appointments enables us to meet a significant amount of contacts in a short time period, allowing us to continue the conversation at a later date. The Quartz Team provides detailed information on the companies attending the conference and organizes meetings with our target clientele. "


"The SCOPE Conference provides the perfect opportunity for key decision makers and exhibitors to have one-on-one targeted meetings to discuss Supply Chain challenges, needs and solutions. The SCOPE team does a fabulous job of matching attendees’ needs to exhibitors’ services ensuring that meetings are focused, informative and productive. "

Exhibitor List


The supply chain industry's leading executive-level conference plays host to over 1,000 senior-level attendees each year. In the last decade, we’ve produced 20 large scale SCOPE conferences across America.


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Your full access conference pass includes overnight accommodations, meals, cocktail receptions and industry dinner.

The Hotel

Red Rock Resort, Las Vegas

Featuring luxurious hotel rooms and suites, three-acre pool backyard, sensuous spa treatments, delectable dining and exciting casino gaming–all overlooking the stunning Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

Inspired by the natural beauty of the neighboring mountains, Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa pays homage to the elegant mid-century modern resorts that made Las Vegas famous. Spacious accommodations are designed with modern contemporary décor and a wealth of amenities like no other hotel rooms in Las Vegas, and include a 42-inch HD TV, VOIP internet phones, an automated, fully-stocked private bar and in-room safe.
Accommodations must be booked through the conference organizers and not through the venue directly. To book your stay please contact:
The closest airport to the hotel is McCarran International Airport (LAS). Red Rock does operate a complimentary shuttle between McCarran Airport and the hotel. You can see the shuttle schedule here. Taxis are also available at the airport and cost approximately $50 each way.
Red Rock Resort, Casino & Spa | 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89135


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